One killed, two injured in attempted robbery Saturday morning

A man was killed after attempting to rob two other men early Saturday morning, according to the Metropolitan Police Department.

According to police, two victims of the attempted robbery were also shot in the scuffle.

Police responded to a triple shooting in the 700 block of H Street, NE at around 1 a.m. Saturday. Two victims suffering from gunshot wounds were taken to the hospital, while 32-year-old Jerome Leroy Wright died from his injuries on the scene. Police say a preliminary investigation reveals Wright attempted to rob the two other victims and all three were shot in the attempt.

 

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